NEWS AND AWARDS

 

 

Help to build our programs

Your contributions help us help women and children in Albuquerque by giving them the skills they need to find or create jobs and build self-sufficient lives

Debbie Johnson, CEO

Debbie Johnson, CEO and a Woman of Influence

Our CEO, Debbie Johnson is named a “Woman of Influence” for 2019!

Well, we knew that!

KRQE Interview

IT’s HAPPENING! Check out this interview about our 2019 GALA:

Check out this interview with our CEO Debbie Johnson and 2019 GALA Planning Chair Erica Barreiro!

WE ARE NOW THE PROUD OWNERS OF 1518 GIRARD BLVD!

Founder/CEO Debbie Johnson and Board President Tommie Bedford                               1518 Girard Blvd. Albuquerque, NM 87107

Sew4Real launch of Mobile Mending Unit caught by KOB4 News!

(Middle: link to video; Far right: See our Sew4Real page)

Watch our Video! 

Together we Love

produced 2018 by Daniel Olufemi

DVRC Leadership Award, October 23, 2018

Debbie Johnson, our CEO, and 6 others received these; what a great honor!

  

 

With a special note from our great friend, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham

 

September 2018

CEO Debbie Johnson (center right) receiving a PNM Century of Service Award

Amazing New Mexico Non-Profits For Women You Need To Know About ASAP

By LizLayton 12/17/2015

Albuquerque News

https://www.newscastic.com/news/10-amazing-new-mexico-non-profits-for-burquenas-3048322/?utm_source=nc


 

Notice in Albuquerque Community Foundation newsletter:

http://albuquerquefoundation.org/grant-stories-tenderlove-community-center.aspx

 

 

 

 

 


 

Chispa,

Chispa, which means “spark” in Spanish, is an award intended to honor nonprofits that shine a light in the communities they serve, and that accomplish a lot with a little. TenderLove is one of eight organizations recognized by New Mexico Community Foundation | NMCF and NewMexicoWomen.Org  for 2015.

At right:  Volunteers for TenderLove Community Center pose with staff from NewMexicoWomen.org after receiving the CHISPA award

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TenderLove staff pose with NewMexicoWomen.org staff for CHISPA award

Dr. Mary McCleod Bethune Award

Our Executive Director Debbie Johnson received the Dr. Mary McCleod Bethune Award of Achievement from the National Council of Negro Women Albuquerque Section December 5, 2015


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In April, 2015, we received an award from the New Mexico Coalition to End Homelessness for Most Innovative Idea!